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#94318 Patient Record Abstractor II

Filing Deadline: Thu 7/26/2018

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 07/16/2018 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible Disability Counseling and Consulting services (DCC) or Special Selection clients should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for assistance.

The qualifications of this posting have been updated as of 7/12/18.


The Patient Record Abstractor will perform a wide range of duties such as locating records, ensuring that all items requested and all physicians' notes are entered in the record, abstracting information, and solving day-to-day problems. This role may be required to assign and tracks deficiencies, review and validate demographic information, and work in a collaborative effort with various departments internal and external to UC San Diego Health.


  • Graduation from High School or a GED with a demonstrated knowledge of the applicable medical terminology.

  • Two (2) years of related hospital clerical experience; and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Professional fee coding certification, such as CPC or CCS-P.

  • RHIT

  • Healthcare Environment Experience


  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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UC San Diego Health Sys
Payroll Title:
Strategic Units CPO
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Commensurate with Experience
Greenwich Drive
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Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Mon-Fri


As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.